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  • Video Production Handbook by Jim Owens
    Video Production Handbook (English, Paperback)

    This new edition of the Video Production Handbook walks students through the full video production process, from inception of idea to final distribution. Concentrating on the techniques and concepts behind the latest equipment, this book demonstrates the fundamental principles needed to create good video content on any kind of budget. Ideal for students, the new edition features a new chapter on...

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  • Beyond Continuity by Mary Cybulski
    Beyond Continuity (English, Paperback)

    "A guide to the craft of script supervising, Beyond Continuity features practical instruction through real-world examples demonstrating and explaining the skills needed by a professional script supervisor. Mary Cybulski, one of Hollywood's premier scriptsupervisors, imparts her sage wisdom as she walks you through the process of training and working as a professional script supervisor,, covering...

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  • The Sound Effects Bible by Ric Viers
    The Sound Effects Bible (English, Paperback)

    The Sound Effects Bible is a complete guide to recording and editing sound effects. The book covers topics such as microphone selection, field recorders, the ABCs of digital audio, understanding Digital Audio Workstations, building your own Foley stage, designing your own editing studio, and more.

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  • The Makeup Artist Handbook by Gretchen Davis
    The Makeup Artist Handbook (English, Paperback)

    Learn first-rate techniques and tips from some of the best makeup artists in the business in the new edition of The Makeup Artist Handbook. Renown makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall bring an impressive set of experience in all areas to the book, including work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Steve Jobs, The Wolf of Wall Street, Blue Jasmine, Star Trek, Pearl Harbor, HBO's Looking and many...

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  • Star Wars Stormtroopers by Ryder Windham
    Star Wars Stormtroopers (English, Hardback)

    Complete with removable posters, stickers and replica memorabilia, a full compendium traces the development and various iterations of the Imperial Stormtroopers through nine movies in the Star Wars franchise, in a book that features photos, illustrations, storyboards, cartoons, comic stills, novel covers and merchandising. 100,000 first printing.

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  • The Location Sound Bible by Ric Viers
    The Location Sound Bible (English, Paperback)

    Written by a seasoned professional, Viers explains how to achieve Hollywood-quality sound that will make productions stand out from the rest.

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  • Grammar of the Edit by Christopher J. Bowen
    Grammar of the Edit (English, Paperback)

    Tell more effective visual stories by learning the "grammar" of cinematic language with this elegant, accessible reference. The fourth edition of Grammar of the Edit gives you the answers to the all-important questions of when to cut and why, and teaches readers the principles behind transitions, editing for continuity, selecting the best shots, editing sound, color correction, and more. Designed...

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  • Lighting for Cinematography by David Landau
    Lighting for Cinematography (English, Paperback)

    "We can't shoot good pictures without good lighting, no matter how good the newest cameras are. Shooting under available light gives exposure, but lacks depth, contrast, contour, atmosphere and often separation. The story could be the greatest in the world, but if the lighting is poor viewers will assume it's amateurish and not take it seriously. Feature films and TV shows, commercials and...

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  • The Complete Make-Up Artist by Penny Delamar
    The Complete Make-Up Artist (English, Paperback)

    Offers a personal, in-depth insight into the exciting work of media make-up. Written for all media make-up students, in particular those studying a VRQ at Levels 2 and 3, this edition has been updated in accordance with the new NOS.

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  • Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen by Todd Debreceni
    Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen (English, Paperback)

    "With this new edition of Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen, author Todd Debreceni presents the latest techniques and special effects in what has become an industry "bible." In addition to genre-specific considerations, Debreceni covers the latest gear you will need and details how to maintain your kit, how to take care of the actor's skin, how to airbrush for HD, and much more. With...

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  • Raindance Producers' Lab Lo-To-No Budget Filmmaking by Elliot Grove
    Raindance Producers' Lab Lo-To-No Budget Filmmaking (English, Paperback)

    "Discover vital insider tips on producing movies with a micro budget! Covering both tried and true filmmaking techniques as well as insight on marketing, selling, and distributing your film, Raindance Producers' Lab, Second Edition is the ultimate independent filmmaker's guide to producing movies. This edition has been updated to include: fresh features on low-budget, high quality video cameras,...

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  • Set Lighting Technician's Handbook by Harry C. Box
    Set Lighting Technician's Handbook (English, Paperback)

    Covers the day-to-day practices, equipment, and tricks of the trade essential to those who do motion picture lighting, including the lamp operator, rigging crew, gaffer, best boy, or director of photography. This book focuses on what is important when working on-set: trouble-shooting, teamwork, set protocol, and safety.

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  • Star Wars - Costumes by Brandon Alinger
    Star Wars - Costumes (English, Hardback)

    Who can forget the first time they saw Darth Vader with his black cape and mask? Or the white hard-body suit of the Stormtroopers? Or Leia's outfit as Jabba's slave? This large-format book showcases original photography, sketches, stories and more.

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  • Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi by Phil Szostak
    Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi (English, Hardback)

    Featuring unforgettable art and exclusive interviews with the filmmakers, this visual archive highlights moviemaking magic at its finest.

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  • Chronicles: Art & Design by Daniel Falconer
    Chronicles: Art & Design (English, Hardback)

    The ultimate celebration of the second Hobbit movie reveals the full creative vision of the art and design teams with more than 1,000 exclusive images and photos, including designs and concepts that never made it to the big screen.

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  • Costume Design 101 by Richard La Motte
    Costume Design 101 (English, Paperback)

    Step by Sep guide to the process of becoming a prfessional costume designer for film and tv.

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  • Designing for Screen by Georgina Shorter
    Designing for Screen (English, Paperback)

    Design is at the essence of storytelling, but how does a production find its style and identity? This book explains how to approach design, whether for film, television, video promo or commercial making, and introduces the techniques needed to make ideas happen. It shows how the simplest decisions can become powerful ideas on screen.

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  • Produce Your Own Damn Movie! by Lloyd Kaufman
    Produce Your Own Damn Movie! (English, Paperback)

    Featuring tips from some of the finest producers in the business, this book gives filmmakers practical tools for getting a movie shoot started, keeping it afloat and seeing it through to the end. It illustrates the many techniques you can employ to produce your own movie. It also reveals the secrets of producing a low-budget independent film.

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  • Stop Motion Filmmaking by Christopher Walsh
    Stop Motion Filmmaking (English, Paperback)

    Based on a world-class curriculum and cutting-edge industry practices, Stop Motion Filmmaking offers step-by-step instruction in everything from puppet making and studio set-up to animation and filmmaking. Reflecting exciting advancements in the medium, animator and educator Christopher Walsh focuses closely on digital filmmaking techniques, and offers specific instruction for creating 3D designed...

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  • Producing Great Sound for Film and Video by Jay Rose
    Producing Great Sound for Film and Video (English, Paperback)

    "Make your film and video projects sound as good as they look with this popular guide. Learn practical, timesaving ways to get better recordings, solve problems with existing audio, create compelling tracks, and boost your filmmaking to the next level! In this fourth edition of Producing Great Sound for Film and Video, audio guru Jay Rose revises his popular text for a new generation of...

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